Security issue with .desktop files revisited
thiago at kde.org
Tue Mar 28 21:18:10 EEST 2006
Ludwig Nussel wrote:
>I wonder why desktop files get 'executed' at all. Only the programs
>that display the desktop and the menu need to run what's described
>in a desktop file. For everything else the default action could be
>just like the one for text/plain, ie launch an editor.
The desktop and the file manager are usually the same backend. And if you
were to browse to ~/Desktop in your filemanager, wouldn't you want to be
able to click on your shortcuts?
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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